Missouri sees 19 percent increase in international students

December 29th, 2015

The number of international students studying in Missouri increased by 19 percent during the 2014-2015 academic year.

The increase allowed Missouri to maintain its rank of 12th in the nation for the number of foreign students enrolled at the state’s colleges and universities. Missouri ranked 16th  in 2010.

A new report from the Institute of International Education shows Missouri’s international enrollment grew by more than 3,400 students – from 18,205 students in 2013-2014 to 21,703 students in 2014-2015. Nationwide, the number of international students increased 10 percent, the highest rate of growth in 35 years, according to the Open Doors Report.

For more details about the increase in international students and what that means for Missouri, visit http://ow.ly/Wr9Vk.